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When I started this blog in 2012 I thought my life was over and I said in this ‘About Me’ section that “I used to be a physical therapist.” Now, I’m back to work as a physical therapist with an ENTIRELY different perspective and treatment methods.

I had a massive stroke at the age of 30. It’s a lot more common for a young person to have a stroke than anyone thinks. I could’ve taken a continuing education course about strokes but I decided to have one instead. I’m getting a much better education this way.

  • Eccentric Control

    A search term on my blog recently was “what does eccentricity control?” Well, it can control having a somewhat strange personality, which I do, so I guess eccentricity controls my personality. But, when talking about muscle movement and what is… Read More ›

  • Circumduction

    I was walking behind someone in a coffee shop today who displayed a telltale sign that he had either a stroke or another neurological injury affecting the legs. Or just one leg. What I saw was that when this guy… Read More ›

  • The Burden Store

    My husband has been having some difficulty lately and at times I was not emotionally able to support him in the way that I would have preferred. And I felt terrible about it. We talked and he said to me… Read More ›

  • Tendonitis

    A recent search term was “can a stroke cause tendonitis? Answer:  Abso-freakin-lutely and also…..NO! Let me explain. A stroke itself cannot cause tendonitis, no. A stroke is a brain injury and the only thing that a stroke directly affects is…the… Read More ›

  • Synergy moment with Tremors

    A search term on my blog recently was the title above “synergy movement with tremors.” I got all those things!! Synergistic movement occurs when (because of the signals coming down form your brain being all messed up) a group of… Read More ›